We often hear the overused but unfortunately true adage "Don't eat our young" in reference to how seasoned nurses sometimes act toward their inexperienced counterparts. In a similar vein, reviewers and editors need to be considerate, professional, and ethical in their treatment of and interactions with both novice and experienced authors.
Spear, Hila J., "On Ethical Peer Review and Publication Decisions: The Importance of Professional Conduct and Communication" (2004). Faculty Publications and Presentations. 16.